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Management 489: Company Info
A guide to assist Management 489 students at UW-Whitewater
The easiest way is to search by ticker symbol, then limit to certain filing types on the left.
Visit this link for details about the various documents that companies file: https://goo.gl/rYhrkO
The Letter to Shareholders (sometimes also called the Annual Report) is a highly-polished, slick version of their annual report that many companies produce. Find these just via Google -- [company name] letter to shareholders.
If your company is private, the financial research is considerably harder. Private companies do not have to release any financial information.
Use Reference Solutions, the U.S. Business module, to look up your individual company.
You can also view some business profiles in Business Source Complete.
See the video tutorials for both of these databases at the bottom of the page.
Use the U.S. Business module to search for your company. Try variations of your company name, if your first search doesn't find it. If your company is part of a larger company, look for the Corporate Tree icon to see the parent structure.
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